WhatTheFont for iPhone

18 February 2009

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Another neat iPhone app for designers and type geeks. Identify any font by snapping a picture of it. It works surprisingly well. From MyFonts.

zissou.™

04 February 2009

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Zissou is a London-based CG artist who founded Supernatural Studios. The pieces above were created using high strength laser sintered resin.

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Numark’s iDJ Mixing Console for iPod is a 2-channel mixer that provides mobile DJs and iPod enthusiasts with a way to integrate their portable music with their sound reinforcement systems. It transforms the iPod from a mere personal music player into a source playback device. With a compact form, comprehensive features, and blue-on-white design the Numark iDJ blends perfectly with the iPod.

Here for $159 (normally around $399)

Holiday Gift Guide: Ribcap

16 December 2008

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Ribcap, an engineered line of stocking caps that instantly harden if you hit your head. Made in Switzerland, but you can find them on Amazon.

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Just look at it. Does anything more need to be said?

Fuji’s instax photo system is the next generation of instant photography. Lightweight and compact, the stylish mini camera goes anywhere. Operation is easy – simply check the LED exposure indicator and press the shutter, a beautiful credit card-size instant color photo is ready in minutes – sharp and clear on Fuji instax film! Auto focus; auto flash; built-in lens cover. ( 5″w, 5″h, 2.5″d )
Insiders note:
EBay is not the worst place to pick up some Christmas gifts. The vendor ‘u-japan’ is selling the beautifully designed instant camera by Fuji for ‘Buy It Now’ prices starting at $65. The Fujifilm Instax Mini’s normal going retail price is around $130, so you can save a decent amount on this camera through this power seller with a 99.8% positive history.

The Unloader

20 November 2008

The Unloader

The Unloader takes any documents you send, prints it and then destroys it.

Not exactly environmentally friendly, but a charming idea.

Concrete Building Printers

03 September 2008

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“Most readers will be aware of so-called “3D printing” techniques, in which solid objects can be constructed automatically from computer models. Researchers in California intend to scale the process up radically, using “contour crafting” concrete extrusion to erect buildings in a matter of hours.”

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New Radiohead video, which uses no cameras. Instead they used a 3D technology some researchers at UCLA have been developing, that collects information about the shapes and relative distances of objects. The screenshot above is from the interactive version of the video, and here’s the making of.

Hubble turns 18

28 April 2008

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Commemorating Hubble’s 18th Birthday, Nasa has released a collection of 59 images – colliding galaxies.

Rishaug+Watz

24 April 2008